[ExI] Don't be a locavore fundamentalist
pharos at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 07:43:40 UTC 2009
On 9/27/09, Mike Dougherty wrote:
> Care to throw the government subsidy, Corn Refiners of America and
> sugar tariffs into the HFCS equation?
> I wrote a paper for school which summarizes, and cites sources:
Coincidentally, I see that you have just missed the Boston Fluff
Festival last weekend.
Boston celebrates Marshmallow Fluff Sept. 27 (UPI) --
Bostonians say there's nothing like their beloved Marshmallow Fluff, a
sugary local confection celebrated during the weekend at the city's
Fans of the treat -- made of corn and sugar syrups, vanilla flavor and
egg white – gathered Saturday in Boston to honor the local favorite at
the annual "What the Fluff?" festival, The Boston Globe reported.
A few years back, when junk food was being banned from Boston school
meals, an attempt was made to ban Fluff as well, on the feeble grounds
that it was 50% sugar. The attempt failed.
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